What does homeland mean?

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ˈhoʊmˌlænd, -ləndhome·land

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fatherland, homeland, motherland, mother country, country of origin, native landnoun

    the country where you were born

Wiktionary

  1. homelandnoun

    One's country of residence.

  2. homelandnoun

    One's country of birth.

  3. homelandnoun

    The traditional territory of an ethnic group.

  4. homelandnoun

    An area set aside for black South Africans under the policy of apartheid.

Freebase

  1. Homeland

    A homeland is the concept of the place to which an ethnic group holds a long history and a deep cultural association with —the country in which a particular national identity began. As a common noun, it simply connotes the country of one's origin. When used as a proper noun, the word, as well as its equivalents in other languages often have ethnic nationalist connotations. A homeland may also be referred to as a fatherland, a motherland, or a mother country, depending on the culture and language of the nationality in question.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. homeland

    The physical region that includes the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii, United States possessions and territories, and surrounding territorial waters and airspace.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of homeland in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of homeland in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of homeland in a Sentence

  1. Mitch McConnell:

    Today's Democrat Party seems willing to go to any extreme to protect the kind of executive overreach President Obama once described as 'not how our democracy functions' -- even to block Homeland Security funding to get its way.

  2. Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf:

    DHS operational components are implementing measures to enhance homeland security within their authorities and mission sets when necessary and prudent.

  3. Mike Rogers:

    Texas Republican Rep. John Ratcliffe experience on the House Homeland Security Committee and as former Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, Innovation Subcommittee chairman will serve Texas Republican Rep. John Ratcliffe well in this new role, i thank Director Coats for hisleadership and years of public service. And, House Homeland Security Committee Oversight Committee Ranking Member Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, said Texas Republican Rep. John Ratcliffe was a.

  4. Donald Trump:

    I think Homeland Security is very important. Homeland Security is not a responsibility of the Department of Defense, i believe the Department of Homeland Security should be fully funded, including funding for physical barriers for people and technology, so that we can control who and what comes across our border.

  5. Luke Coffey:

    When ISIS was knocking at their door on the border, the Kurds fought for their homeland. They have sacrificed a lot, they have proven a dependable ally to the United States.

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